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William Golding

Sir William Gerald Golding, CBE was a British novelist, playwright, and poet. Best known for his debut novel Lord of the Flies, he would go on to publish another eleven novels in his lifetime. In 1980, he was awarded the Booker Prize for Rites of Passage, the first novel in what became his sea trilogy, To the Ends of the Earth. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1983... Read More

BornWilliam Gerald Golding
19 September 1911
Newquay, Cornwall,
England
Died19 June 1993 (aged 81)
Perranarworthal, Cornwall, England
OccupationSchoolteacher • Novelist • Playwright • Poet
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